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ACES: DuPage County Community Services

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Aging and Disability Resource Case Manager, Amy Gaydos of DuPage County Community Services, will discuss their programs including In Home Assistance, Adult Day Service, Caregiver's...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, In-Person
Required
Event Details:

Aging and Disability Resource Case Manager, Amy Gaydos of DuPage County Community Services, will discuss their programs including In Home Assistance, Adult Day Service, Caregiver's Services, Home Delivered Meal options, LIHEAP, Adult Protective Se

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers Group

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual2 at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Clubs, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Zoom Webinars and Meetings:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us. Informatio...

Event Details:

The WPL Writers Group meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday via Zoom. Facilitated by local author and library staff member, Karen Schreck, we provide a supportive and consistent enviro...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Clubs, Virtual
Required
Event Details:

The WPL Writers Group meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday via Zoom.

Zoom Webinars and Meetings

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and reminders containing information about joining the Zoom program. If you need assistance, please email us.

Information about joining the Zoom webinar or meeting

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual Program Conduct Policy

The library's patron conduct policy applies to virtual library programs. Library staff has the right to remove participants from virtual programs who are in violation of the patron conduct policy.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bubbles and Parachutes: 9:30am

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
West Plaza at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes. Weather permitting, we'll be on the library's West Plaza. If c...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers

The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Bubbles and Parachutes: 11am

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
West Plaza at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes. Weather permitting, we'll be on the library's West Plaza. If c...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: West Plaza
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Geared for birth-5 years old with caregivers

The name says it all! Let's play with bubbles and parachutes.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Movie: Killers of the Flower Moon

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 1:30pm - 5:15pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
In-Person, Movie
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

RATED R When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under their land, the Osage Indigenous people suffer from a series of murders. Eventually, the FBI launches a large-scale invest...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: In-Person, Movie
Event Details:

RATED R

When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under their land, the Osage Indigenous people suffer from a series of murders. Eventually, the FBI launches a large-scale investigation under J. Edgar Hoover.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Conversation Group

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
ESL, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Wheaton Library and Literacy DuPage host an English Conversation Group every Saturday morning. Practice your English and learn new phrases in a friendly environment! Everyone is al...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL, Virtual
Required
Event Details:

Wheaton Library and Literacy DuPage host an English Conversation Group every Saturday morning. Practice your English and learn new phrases in a friendly environment! Everyone is always welcome.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needles in the Bookstacks

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 1:00pm
Arts & Culture Center at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Clubs, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Drop-in the Arts & Culture Center on the Main Floor of the library every Saturday with your knitting, cross stitch, or crochet project and join our group! Make progress on your...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Arts & Culture Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs, In-Person
Event Details:

Drop-in the Arts & Culture Center on the Main Floor of the library every Saturday with your knitting, cross stitch, or crochet project and join our group! Make progress on your project and share techniques.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Mark Anderson Cartooning: Hilarious Hiking

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Art, Classes
Age Group:
Youth, Elementary School
Event Details:

Grades K-5 It's a Mark Anderson cartooning class! Kids will go on a cartoon hike and decide where we go, who me meet, and what happens next! We might draw wildlife! Weird plants...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Youth, Elementary School
Program Type: Art, Classes
Required
Event Details:

Grades K-5

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

DIY Puppets

Monday, August 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with caregiver Make your own puppet to take home and try them out with our puppet stage! Registration required.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Event Details:

Ages 3-5 with caregiver

Make your own puppet to take home and try them out with our puppet stage!

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Assistance - DAR

Monday, August 19, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Genealogy Center at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

A representative from the Perrin-Wheaton chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Genealogy Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Genealogy
Event Details:

A representative from the Perrin-Wheaton chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is available in the Genealogy area to answer questions.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY: CD Coasters

Monday, August 19, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Make a set of 4 coasters by upcycling old CDs, adding felt to make them absorbent, coordinated, and stylish. All supplies are included. Please note that this event is designed f...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, In-Person
Required
Event Details:

Make a set of 4 coasters by upcycling old CDs, adding felt to make them absorbent, coordinated, and stylish. All supplies are included.

Please note that this event is designed for adults only.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Leading Together

Monday, August 19, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Business, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Age Group:
Adults, High School
Event Details:

Learn more about the leadership approach that has been practiced for thousands of years yet is just now being discovered by businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, and go...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults, High School
Program Type: Business, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Required
Event Details:

Learn more about the leadership approach that has been practiced for thousands of years yet is just now being discovered by businesses, nonprofits, educational institutions, and government agencies around the world.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Library Board Meeting

Monday, August 19, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Board Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Adults
Library Board Meeting:

The Library Board of Trustees of the Wheaton Public Library hold regular monthly Board meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome.

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adults

Library Board Meeting

The Library Board of Trustees of the Wheaton Public Library hold regular monthly Board meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Bilingual Ukrainian Storytime with The Language Labs

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Storytime
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Ages 2-7 The Language Labs is here for Ukrainian storytime with stories, songs, games, and a craft! This storytime will be in English and Ukrainian. Registration required.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Storytime
Required
Event Details:

Ages 2-7

The Language Labs is here for Ukrainian storytime with stories, songs, games, and a craft! This storytime will be in English and Ukrainian.

Registration required.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.

Build Studio

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
STEM
Age Group:
Youth, Preschool, Elementary School
Event Details:

Geared for Pre-K through 5th grade Try your hand at some building and engineering challenges! This is a drop-in event. Feel free to stop by between 4pm and 5:30pm to particip...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Geared for Pre-K through 5th grade

Try your hand at some building and engineering challenges!

This is a drop-in event. Feel free to stop by between 4pm and 5:30pm to participate. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Teen Writing Club

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Event Details:

Meet up with other writers to write and discuss an array of writing styles and practices!

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Required
Event Details:

Meet up with other writers to write and discuss an array of writing styles and practices!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Qigong Sample Workshop

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join Elisa Carter, Certified Practice Group Leader to activate your healing energy. We will learn about the benefits of Qigong, including increased energy and mobility, relaxation,...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, In-Person
Required
Event Details:

Join Elisa Carter, Certified Practice Group Leader to activate your healing energy.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Declutter and Style Your Wardrobe

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Health & Wellness, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Wardrobe curator Samantha Torkelson, owner of Three Hangers, provides tips on decluttering and organizing your clothes closets as well as styling advice to help you present yo...

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, In-Person, Jobs & Careers
Required
Event Details:

Wardrobe curator Samantha Torkelson, owner of Three Hangers, provides tips on decluttering and organizing your clothes closets as well as styling advice to help you present your best image.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Support Group: Parents of Children with Autism

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 2B at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
In-Person
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Parents of children of all ages with Autism are welcome to join an open and supportive environment to share experiences, challenges, achievements, and resources. Facilitated by and...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: In-Person
Event Details:

Parents of children of all ages with Autism are welcome to join an open and supportive environment to share experiences, challenges, achievements, and resources. Facilitated by and in partnership with staff of North Shore Pediatric Therapy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

AI Overview

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:00am
Computer Classroom 2A at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Tech Classes
Age Group:
Adults, Teens
Event Details:

Curious about AI, but still cautious about using it? This class discusses terminology and the varied options available for use. Time will also be given for “test-driving” ChatGPT, ...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Computer Classroom 2A
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Tech Classes
Required
Event Details:

Curious about AI, but still cautious about using it? This class discusses terminology and the varied options available for use. Time will also be given for “test-driving” ChatGPT, Microsoft Copilot, Google Bard and more.

 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Paint a Car: 10am

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Ages 2-5 Join us for a car related story and paint your own car to take home! Registration requierd.

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Event Details:

Ages 2-5

Join us for a car related story and paint your own car to take home!

Registration requierd.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Paint a Car: 2:30pm

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts
Age Group:
Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Ages 2-5 Join us for a car related story and paint your own car to take home! Registration requierd.

Registration Open
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Event Details:

Ages 2-5

Join us for a car related story and paint your own car to take home!

Registration requierd.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Taste Test Battle: Chocolate Chip Cookie

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C at Wheaton Public Library
Program Type:
Food, Games, In-Person
Age Group:
Teens, Middle School, High School
Event Details:

In honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day this month (August 4th), we'll be putting our taste buds to the challenge of figuring out WHO/WHERE has the best Chocolate Chip Cooki...

Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Teens, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Food, Games, In-Person
Required
Event Details:

In honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day this month (August 4th), we'll be putting our taste buds to the challenge of figuring out WHO/WHERE has the best Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Disclaimer(s)

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.

Community Partner Playdate

Friday, August 23, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Early Childhood Program Room at Wheaton Public Library
Age Group:
Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Ages 0-5 with caregivers Join us for a playdate at the Wheaton Public Library. While children and families socialize, we'll have DuPage County community partners present to shar...

Library Branch: Wheaton Public Library
Room: Early Childhood Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Families, Babies, Toddlers, Preschool
Event Details:

Ages 0-5 with caregivers

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library. 

Children & Caregivers

This program is intended for children and caregivers to participate together; drop offs are not allowed.

Photo Permission

In the course of daily operations, the library may take photographs within public areas of the library. Written permission is not needed for Library staff to take photographs of groups or crowds including children in the library building or during library sponsored events.